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Port of Shanghai

The Port of Shanghai, located in the vicinity of Shanghai, comprises a deep-sea port and a river port. In 2010, Shanghai port overtook the Port of Singapore to become the world's busiest container port. Shanghai's port handled 29.05 million TEUs. In 2016, Shanghai port set a historic record by handling over 37 million TEUs; the Port of Shanghai faces the East China Sea to the east, Hangzhou Bay to the south. It includes the confluences of the Yangtze River, Huangpu River, Qiantang River; the Port of Shanghai is managed by Shanghai International Port which superseded the Shanghai Port Authority in 2003. Shanghai International Port Company Limited is a public listed company, of which the Shanghai Municipal Government owns 44.23 percent of the outstanding shares. During the Ming dynasty, what is now the city of Shanghai was a part of Jiangsu Province. While Shanghai had become a county seat in the Yuan dynasty, it remained a small town, its location at the mouth of the Yangtze River led to its development as coastal trade developed during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor in the Qing dynasty.

The port of Shanghai surpassed the port of Ningbo and the port of Guangzhou to become the largest port of China at the time. In 1842, Shanghai became a treaty port. By the early 20th century, it was the largest port in East Asia. In 1949, with the Communist takeover in Shanghai, overseas trade was cut dramatically; the economic policy of the People's Republic had a crippling effect on Shanghai's infrastructure and capital development. In 1991, the central government allowed Shanghai to initiate economic reform. Since the port of Shanghai has developed at an increasing pace. By 2005, the Yangshan deep water port was built on the Yangshan islands, a group of islands in Hangzhou Bay, linked to Shanghai by the Donghai Bridge; this development allowed the port to overcome shallow water conditions in its current location, to rival another deep-water port, the nearby Ningbo-Zhoushan port. The port of Shanghai includes 3 major working zones: Yangshan Deep Water Port Huangpu River Yangtze River The Port of Shanghai is a critically important transport hub for the Yangtze River region and the most important gateway for foreign trade.

It serves the Yangtze economically developed hinterland of Anhui, Jiangsu and Henan provinces with its dense population, strong industrial base and developed agricultural sector. Container transport SIPG, Shanghai International Port Co. Ltd

Steel (disambiguation)

Steel is a metal alloy, composed principally of iron and carbon. Steel may refer to: Low alloy steel, steel alloyed with other elements Carbon steel called plain carbon steel, a combination of iron and carbon Damascus steel, a variety of steel used between 900 and 1600 for making swords Stainless steel, a variety of steel containing at least 10.5% chromium Steel grades, to classify steels by their composition and physical properties AISI steel grades, American Iron and Steel Institute standard steel grades Firesteel for generating of sparks by impacts with flints Honing steel, a rod used for realigning the microscopic edge of blades Steel guitar, a special type of guitar and a special way of playing it Steel, a device held against the strings when playing a steel guitar Sword, sometimes termed "steel" in certain cultures Steel belt, used in many industries such as food, wood processing and transportation. Steel abrasive, loose particles used for blast cleaning or to improve the properties of metal surfaces Steel Two American professional wrestlers who used the stage name Steel: Sean Morley Kevin Nash Steel, a name used by several fictional characters in DC Comics Steel, a 1989 science fiction shoot'em up Steel Brightblade, a fictional character in the Dragonlance novels Steel, a fictional type of Pokémon in the gameplay of Pokémon Steel, an Italian drama film directed by Walter Ruttmann Steel, a drama film directed by Steve Carver Steel, an American film based on the DC Comics character Steel, an Italian TV channel "Steel", a 1963 television episode Steel, a power metal project by Dan Swanö and Opeth members Steel, 2012 Steel, from the 1997 film Steel, a Finnish pusher vessel Steel, a defunct web browser for Android Steel blue, a dark blue-gray color Steel Pier, an amusement boardwalk pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey Southern Steel, a New Zealand netball team Steele Steal Dr. Steel Steel Town De Stijl Sapphire & Steel, British television series British Steel, album by Judas Priest

Fran├žois Bocion

François-Louis David Bocion was a Swiss painter and art professor, known for his landscapes of the area around Lake Geneva. He was the youngest of five children born to the carpenter, Henri-Louis Bocion, from Bournens, his wife Suzanne-Catherine. After his father's death, the family's financial situation became untenable and he was placed with his paternal grandfather, a marble sculptor, in Montreux, his grandfather, in turn, died in 1840 and François went to live with his mother's family in Vevey, where he completed his primary education. During those years, he was introduced to drawing by François Bonnet; this inspired him to visit Paris in 1846, where he frequented the studios of Louis-Aimé Grosclaude and Charles Gleyre at the École des Beaux-arts. He made friends with Gustave Courbet. After a bout with typhoid fever, he returned to Lausanne, he held his first showing with the "Société des beaux-arts", shortly thereafter. From 1849 until his death, he was a Professor of Drawing at the École industrielle de Lausanne and designed the school's student uniform.

He was a regular contributor of cartoons to the satirical journal, La Guêpe de 1851 à 1854. Until 1858, he made numerous trips to Italy, his painting of Venice was purchased by the Canton of Vaud and hangs in the meeting room of the Council of State. He took private students, notably Théophile Steinlen and Eugène Grasset. In 1859, he married Anna-Barbara Furrer, they had nine children. After 1888, he was a member of the Commission fédérale des beaux-arts, his works may be seen at the Musée historique Lausanne, the Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts and the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg. A pedestrian passage in Lausanne was named after him in 1924. Béatrice Aubert-Lecoultre: François Bocion, Ed. Marendaz, Michel Reymondin: Catalogue raisonné de François Bocion, Wormer, ISBN 90-6611-441-X Dominique Radrizzani, François Bocion: au seuil de l'impressionnisme, 5 continents, Milan ISBN 978-88-7439-354-1 François Bocion in German and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland. "François Bocion".

SIKART dictionary and database. More works by Bocion @ ArtNet Exhibition "Au seuil de l'impressionnisme" Musée Jenisch, Vevey


In medicine, a catheter is a thin tube made from medical grade materials serving a broad range of functions. Catheters are medical devices that can be inserted in the body to treat diseases or perform a surgical procedure. By modifying the material or adjusting the way catheters are manufactured, it is possible to tailor catheters for cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and ophthalmic applications. Catheters can be inserted into duct, or vessel. Functionally, they allow drainage, administration of fluids or gases, access by surgical instruments, perform a wide variety of other tasks depending on the type of catheter; the process of inserting a catheter is "catheterization". In most uses, a catheter is a thin, flexible tube though catheters are available in varying levels of stiffness depending on the application. A catheter left inside the body, either temporarily or permanently, may be referred to as an "indwelling catheter". A permanently inserted catheter may be referred to as a "permcath". Placement of a catheter into a particular part of the body may allow: urinary catheter: draining urine from the urinary bladder as in urinary catheterization, e.g. the intermittent catheters or Foley catheter or when the urethra is damaged as in suprapubic catheterisation.

Drainage of urine from the kidney by percutaneous nephrostomy drainage of fluid collections, e.g. an abdominal abscess pigtail catheter: used to drain air from around the lung administration of intravenous fluids, medication or parenteral nutrition with a peripheral venous catheter angioplasty, balloon septostomy, balloon sinuplasty, cardiac electrophysiology testing, catheter ablation. The Seldinger technique is used. Direct measurement of blood pressure in an artery or vein direct measurement of intracranial pressure administration of anaesthetic medication into the epidural space, the subarachnoid space, or around a major nerve bundle such as the brachial plexus administration of oxygen, volatile anesthetic agents, other breathing gases into the lungs using a tracheal tube subcutaneous administration of insulin or other medications, with the use of an infusion set and insulin pump A central venous catheter is a conduit for giving drugs or fluids into a large-bore catheter positioned either in a vein near the heart or just inside the atrium.

A Swan-Ganz catheter is a special type of catheter placed into the pulmonary artery for measuring pressures in the heart. An embryo transfer catheter is designed to insert fertilized embryos from in vitro fertilization into the uterus, they may vary in length from 150 to 190 mm. An umbilical line is a catheter used in neonatal intensive care units providing quick access to the central circulation of premature infants. A Tuohy-Borst adapter is a medical device used for attaching catheters to various other devices. A Quinton catheter is external catheter used for hemodialysis. An intrauterine catheter, such as a device known as a'tom cat', may be used to insert specially'washed' sperm directly into the uterus in artificial insemination. A physician is required to administer this procedure. A Whiz Catheter is a medical grade device that does not need to be inserted but is a conduit for the passing of urine in woman who are mobility impaired and can be connected to a drainage bag or bottle Ancient Chinese used onion stalks, the Romans and Greeks used tubes of wood or precious metals.

The ancient Syrians created catheters from reeds. "Catheter" referred to any instrument, inserted, such as a plug. It comes from the Greek verb καθίεμαι kathíemai, meaning "let down", because the catheter was'let down' into the body; the earliest invention of the flexible catheter was during the 18th century. Extending his inventiveness to his family's medical problems, Benjamin Franklin invented the flexible catheter in 1752 when his brother John suffered from bladder stones. Franklin's catheter was made of metal with segments hinged together with a wire enclosed to provide rigidity during insertion. According to a footnote in his letter in Volume 4 of the Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin credits Francesco Roncelli-Pardino from 1720 as the inventor of a flexible catheter. In fact, Benjamin Franklin claims the flexible catheter may have been designed earlier. An early modern application of the catheter was employed by Claude Bernard for the purpose of cardiac catheterization in 1844.

The procedure involved entering a horse's ventricles via the jugular carotid artery. This appears to be an earlier and modern application of the catheter because this catheter approach technique is still performed by neurosurgeons and cardiothoracic surgeons. David S. Sheridan was the inventor of the modern disposable catheter in the 1940s. In his lifetime he started and sold four catheter companies and was dubbed the "Catheter King" by Forbes magazine in 1988, he is credited with the invention of the modern "disposable" plastic endotracheal tube now used in surgery. Prior to his invention, red rubber tubes were used, re-used, which had a high risk of infection and thus led to the spread of disease; as a result, Mr Sheridan is credited with saving thousands of lives. In the early 1900s, a Dubliner named Walsh and a famous Scottish urinologist called Norman Gibbon teamed together to create the standard catheter used in hospitals today. Named after the two creators, it was called the Gibbon-Walsh catheter.

The Gibbon and the Walsh catheters have been described and their advantages over other catheters shown. The Walsh cat

Pan-European corridors

The ten Pan-European transport corridors were defined at the second Pan-European transport Conference in Crete, March 1994, as routes in Central and Eastern Europe that required major investment over the next ten to fifteen years. Additions were made at the third conference in Helsinki in 1997. Therefore, these corridors are sometimes referred to as the "Crete corridors" or "Helsinki corridors", regardless of their geographical locations; these development corridors are distinct from the Trans-European transport networks, a European Union project and include all major established routes in the European Union, although there are proposals to combine the two systems, since most of the involved countries now are members of the EU. The corridors variously encompass road and waterway routes. European long-distance paths International E-road network UNECE: Maps of Pan-European Corridors UNECE: Trans-European network for motorways and rail European Commission: Pan-European Corridors

Sumathi (actress)

Sumathi is an Indian actress from Madurai, Tamil Nadu. She started her career at the age of two, she starred in many Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi language films. Sumathi was born in Madurai a city in Tamil Nadu India, her father and mother were from Madurai. Her father managed several businesses such as photo printing press, her mother, was a housewife taking her seven brothers and three sisters. Her elder brother Master Prabhakar was the first one in the family to enter the film industry. In 1966, Sumathi moved in with her Aunt along with Prabhakar to pursue her dreams. Sumathi entered the film industry when a director was looking for a young baby to play a role in a Malayalam film along with veteran actor Bharath Gopi, she started her film career in Tamil movies as a child actress by playing the role of daughter of Gopi in the late 60's. She appeared in many children's movies, she in some movies acted as a boy. Soon she moved to Malayalam films, where she starred in many films; as Baby Sumathi grew up, she started endorsing many products.

She has won many Filmfare awards as a child. She acted many films with her third elder brother Master Prabhakar and second younger brother Kumar; as soon as her brothers entered the film industry, most of her family members were interested to go on the same line. Sumathi's cousin was a well known actress, successful in various Tamil films. Sumathi's other cousins were assistant directors. Sumathi dubbed for many actresses in the past in many languages. In her acting career, she was stereotyped as the girl next door, she acted with many stars such as M. G. Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan, Jaya Bachchan, Nagesh, Jayalalithaa and Bhagyaraj to name a few, her debut film, as heroine, was Bhagyaraj's directorial debut. She gave up her acting career at the peak after her marriage in 1989 to move to America. Sumathi is settled in America with their daughter and son. Baby Sumathi is a three-time winner Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist. 1969 Best Female Child Artist Baby Sumathi - Nadhi 1972 Best Female Child Artist Baby Sumathi 1977 Best Female Child Artist Baby Sumathi - Shankupushpam Iru Kodugal Vaa Raja Vaa Thirumalai Thenkumari Velli Vizha Appa Tatta!

Dhikku Theriyadha Kaattil Vatathukkul Chadhuram Suvarillatha Chithirangal Pennin Vazhkai Ponnazhagi Azhagu Naan Sigappu Manithan Balaraju Katha Swarg Narak Sumathi on IMDb Baby Sumathi at MSI Kaathal Vaibhogame Balaraju Kadha - Mahabalipuram Mahabalipuram Balaraju Katha Movie